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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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FYI: DigitHum: Humanities and Digital Technologies

Author: Salvador Climent Roca

FYI Body: The e-magazine "DigitHum: Humanities and Digital Technologies" has
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DigitHum contains papers in Catalan, Spanish and English written by
scholars and researchers among the best in the field of the Humanities
and the application of digital technologies to virtual teaching.

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